Bangladeshi writer and businessman M Miraz Hossain won the Indira Gandhi Golden Award for Literature

Publish: 10:30 AM, September 17, 2022 | Update: 10:30 AM, September 17, 2022

Bangladeshi writer and prominent philanthropist M Miraz Hossain has received the Indira Gandhi Golden Award for his contribution to literature and human welfare. On September 16, the Bharat Bangladesh Sahitya Sanskriti Parishad presented the Indira Gandhi Gold Medal to her at the “Bharat Bangladesh Sahitya Sanskriti Utsav 2022” held at Jadavpur University Auditorium, India.

Honorable Vice-Chancellor of Rabindra Bharati University (Rtd) Professor Dr. Pavitra Sarkar was present as the chief guest on the occasion. Chairman of National Human Rights Society Bangladesh and sociologist Md. Nazrul Islam Tamiji inaugurated the event. Honorable Member of West Bengal Rajya Sabha Subhashis Chakraborty was present as special guest. In addition, various eminent people from of Bangladesh, India and Bangladesh were present in the event.This year a total of 16 people from India and Bangladesh were awarded in different categories.

On receiving the award, writer M Miraz Hossain thanked the Bharat Bangladesh Sahitya Sanskriti Parishad and responded, “I am excited and motivated to receive the award. Indira Gandhi is a respected noblewoman. I am proud and honored to receive the award instituted in his name. The award will encourage me to write better. Greeting the readers and well-wishers, he said, “I hope everyone’s enthusiasm and inspiration will be with me.”

M Miraz Hossain is an amateur writer. In the meantime, three books written by him, ‘HayayVese Hajar Maile’, ‘Apan Nama’ and ‘Byakhyatit’ have been published. In addition, two stories and poetry collection books have been published under his editorship. In professional life, M Miraz Hossain is the director of a reputed Bangladeshi organization. He was declared CIP in 2008 for his contribution to the export industry.